- catch a cold
- become sick with a cold
I caught a cold because of the rain and the cold weather.
Idioms and examples. 2014.
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catch someone cold — catch (someone) cold American to surprise someone with an event, a question, or a piece of news they are not expecting. You caught me cold with this news I didn t know anything about it … New idioms dictionary
catch a cold — (catch cold) be sick with a cold, come down with a cold I caught a cold while we were in Vancouver … English idioms
catch a cold — get a cold, come down with a cold, become infected with a cold … English contemporary dictionary
catch a cold — 1. British to contract gonorrhoea Army use, punning on the meaning, to get yourself into trouble. Shakespeare may have had the same thing in mind when he wrote: A maid, and stuff d. There s goodly catching of cold. (Much Ado About… … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
catch a cold — verb to become infected with cold … Wiktionary
catch a cold — informal encounter difficulties. → cold … English new terms dictionary
catch a cold — vb to suffer a financial loss or setback. This expression, from business jargon, implies a temporary rather than termi nal affliction … Contemporary slang
How to Catch a Cold — est un court métrage d animation réalisé par les studios Disney, sorti au cinéma le 1er août 1951. C est un film éducationnel et publicitaire réalisé pour l International Cellucotton Company et est considéré comme une Silly Symphony… … Wikipédia en Français
Cannot catch a cold — in poor form, not quick (in sport) … Dictionary of Australian slang
cannot catch a cold — Australian Slang in poor form, not quick (in sport) … English dialects glossary